ELA-04.RI.03

ELA Reading Informational Strand Logo 4th Grade (ELA) Targeted Standard
(RI) Strand: Reading Informational/Nonfiction
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details

ELA-04.RI.03 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify events, procedures, ideas, and/or concepts in different types of text.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can use specific information in a text to explain events, procedures, ideas, and/or concepts, including what happened and why.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

The student can ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... name an event or technical process explained in a text.
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... explain a cause/effect relationship or the steps in a process the author explained in a text.
  • recognize or recall specific terminology, such as:
    • concept, detail, event, historical, data, idea, information, procedure, scientific, technical, text
  • perform basic processes, such as:
    • recognize or recall events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a text
    • map events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a text using a graphic organizer
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
... explain the specific information from the text and explain why the event happened in a text at the beginning fluent reading stage.
  • explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text
  • explain what happened and why, citing evidence from the text
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
... explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas or concepts in a text at the middle fluent reading stage.
Teacher Proficiency Scale

Resources

Vocabulary

  • Informational Text
  • Procedure
  • Idea
  • Concept
  • Historical
  • Scientific
  • Technical
  • Specific
  • Evidence
  • Organization

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